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Stater of Asia Minor with roughened surface

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Obverse: Irregular, pitted surface. Reverse: Plain punch-mark.

Provenance

By date unknown: S. Pozzi Collection; by 1920: with Naville & Co., 6 and 8 Rue Pecolat, Geneva, Switzerland (auction of the Pozzi Collection, April 4ff., 1921, Lucerne, Switzerland, lot 2349); by date unknown: C. T. Seltman Collection; March 7, 1933: purchased by MFA from C. T. Seltman for $ 280.00 (this figure is the total price for MFA 33.367 and 33.368)

Credit Line

William Amory Gardner Fund

Greek, Late Orientalizing Period, about 650–600 B.C.

Mint

Uncertain, Asia Minor

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1747.

Dimensions

Diameter: 19 mm. Weight: 14.06 gm.

Accession Number

33.367

Medium or Technique

Electrum

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins